An Easter Carol

Representative Text

1 Spring bursts today,
For Christ is risen and all the eartn's at play.

2 Sing, creatures sing,
Angels and men and birds, and everything.

Source: Sing for Joy: a songbook for young children #41

Author: Christina Georgina Rossetti

Rossetti, Christina Georgina, daughter of Gabriel, and sister of Dante Gabriel and William Michael Rossetti, was born in London, Dec. 5, 1830, and received her education at home. Her published works include:— (1) Goblin Market, and Other Poems, 1862; (2) The Prince's Progress, and Other Poems, 1866 ; (3) Poems, mainly a reprint of Nos. 1 and 2, 1875; (4) A Pageant, and Other Poems, 1881, &c. In addition, Miss Rossetti has published several prose works, as:— Annus Domini (a book of prayers for every day in the year), 1874; Letter and Spirit of the Decalogue, 1883, and others. She has written very few hymns avowedly for church worship, but several centos have been compiled from her poems, and have passed into several hymn-books. The… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Spring bursts today
Title: An Easter Carol
Author: Christina Georgina Rossetti
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Sing for Joy: a songbook for young children #41
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